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Writing Poetry from the Outside In
November 14, 2020 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:30 pm$25.00
Workshops are conducted EST via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. To participate, please register by the deadline using the ticket portal below, or go to Scholarships. Zoom links are emailed to registered participants as follows:
- Morning and Noon Workshops: Link is sent on the day/evening before the class starts.
- Afternoon Workshops: Link is sent one hour before the workshop starts.
- Evening Workshops: Link is sent on the evening of the workshop between 5:15 pm and one hour before the workshop starts.
Member Price: $22
Deadline to Register: November 13, 5 pm
Instructor: Jessica Cuello
In this workshop we will use outside materials to spur our own poems, creating drafts from diary entries, letters, photos, other poems, and even the fears and phobias of our fellow workshop participants. Come prepared to write, and have at the ready a news article and a photo, journal entry, letter, or email/text that has some emotional resonance for you. The exercises will be flexible, so there is no “wrong” item. Open to all levels.
Jessica Cuello is the author of Hunt (The Word Works, 2017) and Pricking (Tiger Bark Press, 2016). She has been awarded The 2017 CNY Book Award, The 2016 Washington Prize, The New Letters Poetry Prize, a Saltonstall Fellowship, and most recently, The New Ohio Review Poetry Prize. Her most recent poems can be found in Copper Nickel, Cave Wall, Bat City Review, Pleiades, and Salamander.